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Ancient Greek Wall Frescoes :: Akrotiri wall frescoes from the island of Santorini :: Dolphins of the Aegean -An exact museum reproduction

"The Abduction of Persephone" - wall painting in the Tomb of Persephone in Vergina, Macedonia

"The Abduction of Persephone" - wall painting in the Tomb of Persephone in Vergina, Macedonia,Greece

The Partridges. Ancient Greek fresco from the Palace of Knossos. The best preserved sections are on the west wall and depict birds that closely resemble the male Red-Legged Partridge of southern Europe.

Ancient Minoan fresco from the Palace of Knossos. The best preserved sections are on the west wall and depict birds that closely resemble the male Red-Legged Partridge of southern Europe.

This is a Minoan fresco found at the palace of Knossos. Fresco paintings were formed by painting on a wall that was freshly covered with limestone, and did not have time to dry. I was actually able to visit this palace on Crete and it was amazing!

Reconstructed Minoan fresco, palace of Knossos. Frescoes were formed by painting on a wall that was freshly covered with limestone, still damp.

Cows on a bronze age fresco from the excavation at Akrotiri on the Greek island Santorini

Cows on a bronze age fresco from the excavation at Akrotiri on the Greek island Santorini

Cretan ceremony A priestess pours offerings at an altar with labrys pillars topped by doves.   Behind her a procession comes with more offerings.   The Hagia Triada sarcophagus is limestone painted in fresco.

Cretan ceremony A priestess pours offerings at an altar with labrys pillars topped by doves. Behind her a procession comes with more offerings. The Hagia Triada sarcophagus is limestone painted in fresco.

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Left: Reproduction of the Ladies in Blue fresco from Knossos.

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A detail of the dolphin fresco, the Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete, Greece (c. [Original illustration by Mark Cartwright.

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Statues & Busts :: Ancient Greek Wall Frescoes :: Minoan wall frescoes from the island of Crete :: Bull-leaping An exact museum reproduction, made of bonded marble and painted by hand.

The Saffron Goddess (1600 B.C.) is a detail from a Minoan fresco depicting a saffron harvest. She sits supervising the plucking of flowers and the gleaning of stigmas for use in the manufacture of what is possibly a therapeutic drug. A mythological griffin, considered to be a combination of the body of a lion as king of the beasts and the head of an eagle, stands guard.

World History Facts — tamedkite: Minoan frescoes, 1500 BC (bronze age)

Inspired by the artistry and imagery of these ancient Greek, Egyptian and Roman paintings, Ancient Artifice is creating amazing replicas history's rediscovered images. Description from ancientartifice.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Unique, handmade painting reproductions are handcrafted replicas of ancient frescoes and wall art. Art gifts of ancient Egypt and Minoan Greece.

Small fresco fragment that depicts three creatures with female human body and a head of a donkey. Circa 13 th c.

Affresco raffigurante tre donne con teste d'asino, ca 1300 a.C., civiltà micenea (periodo tardo). Atene, Museo archeologico nazionale
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